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Cost Controls Specialist

Jenkinsville, SC 29065

Posted: 09/08/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Controls Job Number: 578038 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Pay: $45-54/hr

Serve as Digital Team Cost Controls Analyst to support Project Managers with multi-million dollar capital projects.

This candidate be dealing with Private Personal Information (PPI), Company Sensitive Information, or Credit Sensitive Information.

  • Support Project Managers with cost control needs.
  • Develop, implement, and coordinate planning, estimating and cost controls for power station construction projects
  • Prepare cost estimates and develop detailed power station construction project schedules.
  • Develop and maintain cost plan based on approved estimates and schedules
  • Monitor actual project cost and/or work status data to ensure project is proceeding on schedule and within budget.
  • Prepare budgets and analyze monthly cost reports.
  • Implement, evaluate, and monitor controls systems.
  • Coordinate use of controls equipment and facilities. Conduct meetings with contractors and company personnel on cost control matters.
  • Interface with other groups/departments to coordinate and integrate support requirements on construction schedules.
  • Evaluate project field and scope changes for impact on cost and/or schedule and update project budgets.
  • Develop Ad Hoc Microsoft Excel models to summarize large data sets.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Other related duties include:
  • Self Starter and motivated to resolve questions in a timely manner.
  • Proficiently performs assignments having the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience needed to carry out all aspects of the job.
  • Exercises independent judgment and decisionmaking in planning, organizing and conducting work assignments.
  • May receive instructions and guidance on unusual or complex problems and knows when to get others involved.
  • Effectively utilizes the proper resources to develop solutions and devise new approaches to problems encountered in work assignments.
  • Strong attention to detail and high ethical standards.
  • Ability to synthesize diverse information (technical, schedule, and cost) and exercise good judgment.
  • Proficient in Excel and financial systems
Soft Skills:
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Nice to Have Skills:
  • SAP, Excel, Power Query

Preferred Years of Experience:
  • 5+ years of cost controls experience

  • Bachelors degree plus 5 years of cost or budget analyst experience or equivalent combination of education/experience.
  • Other education - Accounting, Business, Finance, Construction management.
  • Are there any specific companies/industries youd like to see in the candidates experience?
  • Nuclear, Construction, Manufacturing, Utility
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